State Bar of Wisconsin officials are defending a petition that seeks to modify the bar membership status of older members, a proposal opposed by the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners.Read More »
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel lashed out at the state bar association on Wednesday for nominating a lawyer convicted in a sexual assault years ago for a prestigious award, saying the decision sends a horrible message to victims.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court recently issued an order this week outlining its decision to deny a petition that would have reined in how the State Bar of Wisconsin can spend the dues that lawyers must pay when they are licensed to practice in the state.Read More »
As a new attorney, Jim Friedman heard colleagues’ stories about Charles L. Goldberg, a Marquette University Law School alumnus who went on to head the State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bar and Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.Read More »
State Bar dues may spike more than 15 percent next year, but assessments imposed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court will drop, albeit slightly.
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Former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz is facing a six-month suspension of his law license for 11 counts of alleged misconduct, but the unusual circumstances may warrant a different sanction.Read More »